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Custodian says lessons learned on the job have been valuable



Wednesday, 28 September 2011 11:11

by Marianne Morf
    Sterling Washburn has spent a lot of time in school.  And he’s learned quite a bit.
    “I’ve learned you ‘never say never’ and ‘things don’t just happen,’” said Sterling, seated at a lunch table in the gym turned lunchroom at Sunset School.  Ironically, Sunset is where he started his career as a school


New fire station celebrated



Wednesday, 21 September 2011 11:59

    “Welcome to YOUR Clear Lake Fire Station,” Fire Chief Doug Meyers told hundreds attending a special dedication ceremony Saturday.  “It is dedicated to all of us that call Clear Lake our home.”
    The station, located at 711 2nd Ave. N., was dedicated in unique fashion, with the department’s 1924 Ahrens Fox Fire Engine being driven out of the station by Chief Meyers and former Fire Chiefs Jim Dyre and John Simpson and breaking a tape.  A few moments later a sign which has been displayed


CLHS teacher inspired students



Wednesday, 21 September 2011 11:55

    A Clear Lake High School teacher is being remembered as a passionate professional with an unwavering resolve to prepare students for life.
    Funeral services will be held Thursday, Sept. 22, for Blake Lobdell, a 25-year science/physics teacher and coach at CLHS. Lobdell, died unexpectedly Sunday.  He was 50.


Ventura, G-H Boards move toward sharing



Wednesday, 21 September 2011 11:51

The Ventura and Garner-Hayfield school boards have directed their attorneys to look into the details of drafting a letter of intent to participate in a whole-grade sharing agreement.  The two boards gathered in Ventura Wednesday for a joint meeting.
    The letter of intent must be filed by late October if the two school districts are to proceed with whole grade sharing next school year.


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